Data/Web scraping with Python


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About this session

Great Learning brings you this live session on “Web Scraping with Python”. Python is a language which enables you to do lots of things. In a way, it is a magical hat which produces a library for whatever purpose you want to work with Python. If you want to do data manipulation, it springs up the Pandas library for you. If you want to do data visualization, it shall provide you with Matplotlib and Seaborn libraries. If you want to implement ML algorithms, it provides you with a library called Scikit-Learn. And pertaining to this session, if you want to scrape data from websites, it provides you with this library called Beautiful Soup. In this particular session, we will start off by learning the fundamentals of Python consisting of data types, variables and flow control statements. Then we will head to the main part and learn how to scrape data from websites using the Beautiful Soup library. For this session, we will be scraping data from two websites, Amazon and Cricbuzz. From Cricbuzz, we will be extracting some top headlines and from Amazon, we will be extracting some reviews. Finally, there will be a QnA to discuss all your doubts and queries!

About the Speaker

Mr. Bharani Akella

Data Scientist, Great Learning


Bharani has been working in the field of data science for the last 2 years. He has expertise in languages such as Python, R and Java. He also has expertise in the field of deep learning and has worked with deep learning frameworks such as Keras and TensorFlow. He has been in the technical content side from last 2 years and has taught numerous classes with respect to data science.

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